Why Fever Phobia Is Still Common?


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Gunduz S., Usak E., Koksal T., Canbal M.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.8, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.23827
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL

Abstract

Background: Fever is a reliable sign of illness, but it also evokes fear and anxiety. It is not the fever itself but the fear of possible complications and accompanying symptoms that is important for pediatricians and parents.